Details lithuania 2016
  • Lithuania 2016
  • ISSUE DATE : 03-05-2016
  • DESIGNER : Jolanta Mikulskytė
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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Baltic Culture

Edited by tiko165
03-09-2016 the 15:11

Lithuanians have the most homogeneous culture of the Baltic republics and, despite he Soviet occupation, have preserved their traditions. Lithuanian is one of the only two Indo-European Baltic languages ​​remaining today.


The cities, including the capital, preserved their medieval heritage and all the monuments related to the turbulent history of the territory fortresses, castles, churches and even prisons. Lithuanians have a reputation among his neighbors to be sociable and hospitable, but also a little exalted and unpredictable, like a Mediterranean character.


The design shows an amber disc, one of the most characteristic symbols of the Baltic culture.

The disc is decorated with cross-drilled holes, symbolizing the axis of the world. At the top appears the name of the issuing country, "LIETUVA", flanked by the mintmark and the year of issue "2016". The amber disc is an archaeological finding of the Neolithic era. 

Issued coins

2016: 1.000.000